US Con Denny, Arthur Armstrong - U.S. Delegate, WA

Arthur Armstrong Denny:
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Born: June 20, 1822
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Birthplace: Salem Indiana
Father: John Denny 1793 – 1875
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Seattle Washington)
Mother: Sarah Latimer 1805 – 1888
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Seattle Washington)

Wife: Mary Ann Boren 1822 – 1910
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Seattle Washington)

Children:
Louisa Catherine Denny Frye 1844 – 1924
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Seattle Washington)
Margaret Lenora Denny 1847 – 1915
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Seattle Washington)
Rolland Herschel Denny 1851 – 1939
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Seattle Washington)
Orion Orville Denny 1853 – 1916
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Seattle Washington)
Arthur Wilson Denny 1859 – 1919
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Seattle Washington)
Charles Latimer Denny 1861 – 1919
(Buried: Lake View Cemetery Seattle Washington)
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Political Party: Republican Party

Occupation before War:

1843 – 1851: Knox County Illinois Surveyor
1851 – 1853: Timber Cutter and Mercantile Businessman in Oregon
Thurston County Oregon and King County Washington Commissioner
1853 – 1855: United States Postmaster for Seattle Washington
1853 – 1861: Washington Territory Representative
1855: Served in the Volunteer Army during the Indian War
1857: Speaker of Washington Territory House of Representatives

Civil War Career:
1861 – 1865: Register of U.S. Land Office in Olympia Washington
1862 – 1863: Member of Washington Territory Council
1865 – 1867: Washington Delegate to U.S. Congress

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1867: Washington Delegate to U.S. Congress
1866: Choose not to be a candidate for renomination as Delegate
Business Partner with Horton and Phillips Banking Business
President of Seattle and Walla Walla Railroad Company
Investor in Great Western Iron and Steel Company
Active in the Society of Washington Pioneers
One of the leaders in the founding of University of Washington


Died:
January 9, 1899
Place of Death: Seattle Washington
Age at time of Death: 76 years old
Burial Place: Lake View Cemetery Seattle Washington
 

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Not only a resident of Seattle, Washington but several biographys of Denny state that he was one of the founders of Seattle.
 
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